Here's the buzz about Homecoming 2016

Family and friends celebrate Homecoming

Did you hear? Do you know? Homecoming 2016 at UA College of Pharmacy is going to be a blast! Look at all the fun things that are planned.

Lots of time to greet old friends

Reception: Friday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. by Drachman Hall  Enjoy finger food, beer, wine and a festival atmosphere. Make faces in the photo booth, meet current students at the merchandise fair, listen to music and enjoy sharing the health sciences mall with colleagues form nursing, medicine and public health.

Tailgate: Saturday, Oct. 29 on the UA Mall – look for the Pharmacy Tent. Time announced when we know game time Light refreshments and good company as UA revs up for the football game

Parade watching: Saturday from the Pharmacy tent on the Mall. Time announced when we know game time. Grab a chair to sit in before, during or after the parade.

Time to learn

Pharmacogenomics 2016: An informal class about how pharmacogenomics is improving treatments for patients, taught by our own Marti Larriva, Class of 2014, at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in Drachman Hall.

History of Pharmacy Museum Tour:  Take a nostalgic walk through pharmacy’s past with our museum staff.  The hour tour begins at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Pharmacy (Skaggs) building.

Time to celebrate our own

We’ve set aside a few minutes during the Oct. 28 reception to honor four PharmCats of outstanding accomplishment. Help us heap praise on:

  • Richard Wiedhopf, BS Pharmacy 1965, College of Pharmacy 2016 Alumnus of the Year
  • Larry Schallock, BS Pharmacy, 1968, Jack C. Cole, PhD, Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • Sam Yalkowsky, UA COP Faculty Member, Findlay Russell, MD, PHD, Distinguished Citizen Award
  • Nicholas Quaglietta, UA COP Preceptor, Indian Health Service, Danny and Rae Jacob Award for Pharmacy Practice

You’ll want to be there to clap, hoot and holler for these outstanding chaps.

Time to meet the dean

New Dean Rick G. Schnellmann, PhD 1984, can’t wait to meet you! He’ll introduce himself during the Oct. 28 reception at Drachman Hall and at the tailgate tent on Saturday. It’s been a long time since he lived in Arizona – come by to give him a big PharmCat welcome!

Time to cheer!

And then there’s – FOOTBALL!  We don’t know yet what time the Cats meet the Stanford Cardinal (the TV guys  decide), but we know plenty of you want to be there.  Buy your tickets now.

All in all, there are will fun for all. Ready to register? Follow this link!

Need more information? Read our standing Homecoming page.







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